Chr. J. Kampmann
Canadian Steam merchant
|Name||Chr. J. Kampmann|
|Completed||1924 - Kjobenhavns Flydedok & Skibsværft A/S, Copenhagen|
|Owner||Merchant Marine Ltd, Ottawa|
|Date of attack||3 Nov 1942||Nationality: Canadian|
|Fate||Sunk by U-160 (Georg Lassen)|
|Position||12° 06'N, 62° 42'W - Grid ED 9426|
|Complement||27 (19 dead and 8 survivors).|
|Route||Demerara, British Guiana - Trinidad - New York|
|Cargo||Sugar and rum|
|History||Completed in June 1924 as Danish Chr. J. Kampmann for Svendsen & Christensen, Copenhagen. 1940 taken over by the Canadian Government. |
|Notes on event|
At 02.02 hours on 3 Nov 1942 the Chr. J. Kampmann in convoy TAG-18 was hit by two stern torpedoes from U-160 and sank by the stern northwest of Grenada. 17 crew members and two gunners were lost. Eight crew members were picked up by USS Lea (DD 118), transferred to USS PC-495 and landed at Curaçao.
|On board||We have details of 21 people who were on board.|
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